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After Bihar leader RCP Singh resigned from the Janta Dal (United), he is in touch with several party MLAs, reports said. Meanwhile, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has asked all MLAs of the Janata Dal (United) to be present in Patna by Monday evening. This comes amid speculations of 'split' between the Janata Dal (United) and the Bharatiya Janta Party.
short by Ria Kapoor / 01:49 pm on 08 Aug
Congress shared a video of BJP MP Mahesh Sharma publicly expressing his anger over the chaos created by supporters of Shrikant Tyagi in Noida's housing society, where the woman who was abused and assaulted by Tyagi lives. In the video, Sharma can be heard saying, "We are ashamed to say that it's our government here...There can't be anything more shameful."
short by Subhangi Singh / 02:00 pm on 08 Aug
PM Narendra Modi on Monday thanked outgoing Rajya Sabha Chairman and Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu at the conclusion of his tenure. PM Modi said, "This is a very emotional moment for this House." He added, "Your one-liners are wit-liners. They are win-liners too. It means nothing more needs to be said after those lines."
short by Apaar Sharma / 01:22 pm on 08 Aug
The Samajwadi Party (SP) criticised BJP after Mayor Rishikesh Upadhyay and BJP MLA Ved Prakash Gupta were named among 40 people accused of illegally trading plots and building infrastructure by the Ayodhya Development Authority. "We have said it before and are repeating it again: The corrupt of BJP, at least spare Ayodhya," tweeted SP chief Akhilesh Yadav.
short by Subhangi Singh / 04:22 pm on 08 Aug
Shiv Sena leader Aaditya Thackeray on Monday criticised the Eknath Shinde-Devendra Fadnavis government in Maharashtra and said it was difficult to understand who is the real CM of the state. Thackeray said the verdict in Sena's battle in the SC against the rebel MLAs will have an impact not just on the party, but on the entire nation.
short by Nakul Ahuja / 07:16 pm on 08 Aug
Rise of elements like PFI in Rajasthan has CM's blessing: Rathore
short by Mohammad Anab / on 08 Aug 2022,Monday
BJP MP Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore has said that the alleged rise of extremist elements, including the Popular Front of India (PFI), in Rajasthan has the blessing of CM Ashok Gehlot. Reacting to Gehlot's statement on the increase in rape incidents, Rathore added, "State government is trying to hide their failures in stopping the increasing [rape] incidents [by giving such statements]."
short by Mohammad Anab / 03:38 pm on 08 Aug
Congress criticises ED sumons to Mallikarjun Kharge
short by Saurabh Pandey / on 08 Aug 2022,Monday
The Congress party criticised Enforcement Directorate’s (ED) summons to Leader of Opposition Mallikarjun Kharge and called it an “outright affront” to the Parliament. “Issuing of summons by ED or any law-enforcing agencies to any MP [including] the Leader of Opposition when Parliament is in session, is an outright affront to the sacred institution,” said Congress leader Jairam Ramesh.
short by Saurabh Pandey / 03:47 pm on 08 Aug
Days after ED summoned Congress' Mallikarjun Kharge, party leader Jairam Ramesh on Monday said it was an "affront" to sacred institution of Parliament. "In such matters, issuing of summons by ED or any law enforcing agencies to any MP much less the LoP when Parliament is in session, is outright affront to sacred institution of Parliament and parliamentarians," Ramesh added.
short by Sakshi Sharma / 04:30 pm on 08 Aug
Following Rajya Sabha MP Kapil Sibal’s "no hope left" in the Supreme Court remark, senior advocate and Rajya Sabha MP Mahesh Jethmalani said he is "surprised". "Judgements can be criticised but institutions shouldn't be denigrated," Jethmalani added. "He must be speaking for small group of people who expect the Supreme Court to give decisions as per them," he stated.
short by Sakshi Sharma / 04:36 pm on 08 Aug
Amit Shah, Dharmendra Pradhan participate in ‘Tiranga Yatra’
short by Saurabh Pandey / on 08 Aug 2022,Monday
Ahead of 75th Independence Day, Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan participated in the 'Tiranga Yatra' in Odisha’s Cuttack. BJP workers welcomed the duo at the Bhubaneswar airport by holding banners and placards with pictures of the ministers on them. They also went to Shree Lingaraj temple to offer prayers.
short by Saurabh Pandey / 04:58 pm on 08 Aug
After BJP MP Ranjeeta Koli claimed she was attacked by mining mafia, BJP MP Jaskaur Meena said Rajasthan government cannot stop crime against women. The incident was reported from Bharatpur. "CM gives statements in interest of criminals," Meena added. "Our MP's life [is] under threat. I've given a Zero Hour notice…will take up this matter in the House," Meena stated.
short by Sakshi Sharma / 02:43 pm on 08 Aug
BJP leader Rajyavardhan Rathore on Monday said that people in Rajasthan are scared and CM Ashok Gehlot is giving new statements in defence of rapists. "Rajasthan [is at] number one for rapes in the country," Rathore added. Earlier, Gehlot had said, "Incidents of murder after rape have increased due to the law on the hanging of culprits after Nirbhaya case."
short by Sakshi Sharma / 01:55 pm on 08 Aug
Rajya Sabha MP and senior advocate Kapil Sibal criticised some of the recent judgements passed by the Supreme Court and said that "sensitive cases" are assigned to only selective judges adding that he has "no hope left" in the institution. "I am saying this after completing 50 years of practising in the Supreme Court," Sibal added.
short by Subhangi Singh / 02:51 pm on 08 Aug
Contemptuous, unfortunate: AIBA on Kapil Sibal's remark on SC
short by Subhangi Singh / on 08 Aug 2022,Monday
All India Bar Association (AIBA) Chairman Adish Aggarwala criticised Rajya Sabha MP and senior advocate Kapil Sibal for saying that he has no hope left in the Supreme Court and termed his remark as "contemptuous" and "unfortunate". "If cases haven't been decided in favour of Kapil Sibal, it does not mean that the judicial system has failed," the chairman said.
short by Subhangi Singh / 03:43 pm on 08 Aug
Bulldozer action only for show: Priyanka on Noida demolition
short by Sakshi Sharma / on 08 Aug 2022,Monday
Congress’ Priyanka Gandhi Vadra reacted to Noida administration demolishing illegal construction at the residence of Shrikant Tyagi, who identifies himself on social media as national executive member of BJP’s Kisan Morcha. "Bulldozer action is only for show," she tweeted. "Didn't BJP government know for so many years that construction undertaken by Noida BJP leader was illegal? Priyanka asked.
short by Sakshi Sharma / 04:33 pm on 08 Aug
Following Rajya Sabha MP Kapil Sibal’s "no hope left" in Supreme Court remark, Bar Council of India Chairman MK Mishra said, "I don't think such a statement can be appreciated by anyone." He added, "He was practicing law for a long time…now at this stage when he has lost a few cases, blaming entire judicial system isn't proper."
short by Sakshi Sharma / 04:50 pm on 08 Aug
A cabinet minister in the Yogi Adityanath government, Rakesh Sachan, was sentenced to one year of imprisonment with a fine of ₹1,500 in an Arms Act case after he surrendered before a court on Monday. However, he was later granted bail on a bond of ₹50,000. A day ago, police had launched an enquiry into his "disappearance" from the courtroom.
short by Subhangi Singh / 04:57 pm on 08 Aug
Ambulance stopped in TN's Thanjavur to let minister's convoy pass
short by Disha Jana / on 08 Aug 2022,Monday
An ambulance was stopped in Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur on Monday to give passage to state Education Minister Anbil Mahesh Poyyamozhi's convoy. There were around 20-25 cars in the convoy of the minister, who was reportedly going to a location to review the flood prevention work. A video of the incident also surfaced on social media.
short by Disha Jana / 06:15 pm on 08 Aug
Law Minister Kiren Rijiju on Monday slammed Rajya Sabha MP Kapil Sibal for his criticism of the Supreme Court, saying that Opposition leaders attack constitutional authorities when their judgments do not favour them. Sibal on Saturday criticised the SC, saying that sensitive cases are being assigned to selective judges, adding that he has no hope left in the institution.
short by Nakul Ahuja / 09:15 pm on 08 Aug
Shiv Sena MP Raut sent to judicial custody till August 22
short by Saurabh Pandey / on 08 Aug 2022,Monday
Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut has been sent to judicial custody till August 22 in a money laundering case. He was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) last Sunday. The probe agency has claimed that some of the properties bought by Raut involved substantial cash transactions. The ED has also questioned Raut’s wife in connection with the same case.
short by Saurabh Pandey / 03:41 pm on 08 Aug
The Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) Court of Gorakhpur has issued a non-bailable warrant against UP Cabinet Minister Sanjay Nishad for inciting a mob. The case is related to an agitation that took place in 2015, where he and his supporters were demanding reservation for Nishads when a ruckus broke out and a person died in the incident.
short by Saurabh Pandey / 03:43 pm on 08 Aug
Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde set to visit Nanded district
short by Saurabh Pandey / on 08 Aug 2022,Monday
Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde will be visiting Nanded today after Shiv Sena sacked district chief Umesh Munde and several other leaders for indulging in “anti-party activities”. Shinde faction, in June, rebelled against the Sena camp, leading to the fall of the 31-month-old Thackeray-led Maha Vikas Aghadi government. Shinde was sworn-in as the CM of Maharashtra on June 30.
short by Saurabh Pandey / 03:50 pm on 08 Aug
Rajasthan CM's remarks distorted by BJP IT cell: Gehlot's aide
short by Saurabh Pandey / on 08 Aug 2022,Monday
After Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot’s rape law remark triggered controversy, his close aide Shashi Kant Sharma defended him and accused BJP of distorting his comments. “His remark on increased crimes, rising unemployment has been presented in a distorted manner by the BJP IT cell. Similar observations have been previously made by police," said Sharma, officer on special duty to CM.
short by Saurabh Pandey / 03:57 pm on 08 Aug
Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann on Monday dubbed the introduction of the Electricity (Amendment) Bill 2022, in Parliament by the Centre an "attack on the constitutional rights of the states". He said that the Centre should not consider the states as puppets and they would not sit silently against this attempt to dilute the federal spirit of India's democracy.
short by Nakul Ahuja / 07:08 pm on 08 Aug
BJP MP Nishikant Dubey on Monday raised in Lok Sabha the issue of "infiltration" of Bangladeshi Muslims in Jharkhand, demanding that the government carry out the National Population Register exercise in the state. "There is Islamization with students being taught in Urdu in government schools and the weekly holiday now shifted to Friday," he said.
short by Nakul Ahuja / 09:20 pm on 08 Aug
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